CarnaudMetalbox Engineering are a successful UK manufacturer specialising in high speed, precision metal forming and finishing machines and tooling, used to produce cans for the global beverage and food markets.

For all job inquiries please contact Mrs Jo Cole on +44(0)1274 846200 or via email here


Positions Available

Job Title: Assembly Fitter
Reports to: Assembly Team Leader
Grade: A grade 1 to 4
Direct Reports: Nil
Job Purpose: To assemble and test machinery and equipment with the use of engineering drawings, machine build books and SOP’s, producing quality work to the required standard in a safe manner following CMB procedures.
Location: Shipley
Travel Required: No
Budget Responsibility: No
  • Assembly and testing of can making equipment to meet customer requirements.
  • Delegation and support of non-complex tasks to semi-skilled team mates
  • Ensure all documentation is up to date and legible
  • Ensure workplace standards are adhered to
  • Carry out Operator Asset Care tasks
  • Report any hazards that may cause harm to yourself or a colleague
  • Audit work areas to company 5’s standards
  • Carry out any cleaning pit-stops at the proposed time efficiently and effectively
  • Escalate any parts, drawing, routings and machine Faults
  • Participate in investigations to determine non-conformance (5Y/8D)
  • Document any data relevant to associated tasks
  • Ensure that Stock control procedures are adhered to at all times
  • Participate in any continuous improvement initiatives and provide constructive feedback to the improvement team
  • Communicate with operators from other shifts and carry out effective end of shift handovers
  • Provide on-the-job training to apprentices and new employees
Key Attributes:
  1. A safety first mind-set
  2. A team player with good communication skills
  3. Organised, methodical and able to work under their own initiative
  4. Flexibility, commitment and a willingness to learn new skills. Prepared to inconvenience oneself to meet the needs of the business
  • Hand skills
  • Engineering measuring equipment
  • Quality systems and procedures.
  • Math, Problem solving, Mechanical and technical skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Basic Lean principles
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in the assembly and testing of OEM (original equipment manufacturer) machinery
  • Combined education and on-the-job training within an engineering background.
  • Apprentice trained engineer (NVQ 3 or equivalent qualification minimum)
  • Mechanical and Technical Flexibility
  • Ability to work unsupervised
How To Apply: Via details at top of page
Job Title: Mechanical Engineer
Reports to: Lead Engineer
Grade: C14
Direct Reports: Nil
Job Purpose:
  • To interpret customer’s specification, Enquiry specification, Sales Order Acknowledgement and quotation.
  • Complete the necessary drawings compile BOM structures and add to the Manufacturing system.
  • Support all other areas of the business with the required product knowledge.
  • Support Customers and Spares division.
Location: Shipley
Travel Required: Ocassionaly
Budget Responsibility: No
  • Prepare accurate Cad Drawings within a time scale. (2 & 3D)
  • Create Spares assessed BOM structures, Machine registers and contract structures on the IBS/MRP manufacturing system.
  • Interpret specifications.
  • Support all parts of the business with product knowledge.
  • Implementing machine upgrades and changes
Key Attributes:
  1.  Organised and methodical approach
  2. Communication skills
  3. Team player
  4. To be calm whilst working under pressure
  • Apprentice trained or graduate Engineer HNC level.
  • Ability to interpret and communicate customer specification drawings.
  • Shipley Machine product range, IBS , 2D and 3D Cad (Nx advantageous)
  • Sound Engineering Background
  • Customer Communication.
  • Can making Machinery
  • Computer literate
  • Qualified Engineer,
  • MS Office,
  • 2D & 3D Cad,
  • IBS/ MRP and communication.
  • Shipley Machine product Skills
How To Apply: Via details at top of page
Are you a time served engineer? - We want to hear from you!   With a pedigree dating back to the 1930's and an international base drawn from all corners of the globe, CarnaudMetalbox Engineering is a market leader in design, development and manufacture of can-making machinery and part of Crown Holdings Inc. Continuously striving to grow our skill base, we are seeking to recruit a talented forward thinking Assistant Team Leader to join our Assembly Department, based at Shipley (UK).    If you would like to become part of our successful organisation we want to hear from you! Job Requirements The successful candidates will be apprentice trained with a minimum NVQ level 3 or equivalent with a sound working knowledge of current CMB products. Able to hit the ground running with the ability to provide assistance to the assembly team leaders and provide support, instruction and help to the wider assembly team, such that all production targets are met in a safe, timely and cost efficient manner. CROWN Holdings Inc. is the leader in metal packaging technology. With operations in 36 countries employing over 23,900 people and a net sales of $ 8.3 billion, we provide global presence as well as regional expertise. We apply World-Class Performance standards and provide innovation to the industry from our own technology centres. We are the only company with the breadth and depth of product lines in metal, the most sustainable material available to support the needs of brand owners and retailers around the world. We’ll match your contribution to our business with an ongoing commitment to your career development plus Grade A1 + 10% ‘stand in’ premium. Join us and you’ll be part of a sustainable company with a $8.3bn turnover, a reputation for excellence and operations in 36 countries. If you are interesting in applying for this role please submit your current CV and covering letter to Jo Cole, HR Officer by the 26.8.2017.